This server came recommended by a group of friends. Though I had been seriously let down. I can only speak for the "Crystal" pixelmon server when I give this review. Progression is slowed. You're forced to make everything from scratch initially, which wouldn't usually be an issue, though they've blacklisted multiple things used to streamline this process. Are you used to using Mechanical Anvils or Hoppers? Best find another server. I attempted to use these items to make pokeballs. Upon crafting, my entire inventory and all held/worn items were instantly deleted.
When requesting help, I essentially got "Haha, should've read the rules" (Despite the fact that it's not listed anywhere in the rules, and is only shown in a hidden room within a warp which isn't provided prior to an issue). The "Friendly, Experienced Staff" Claim the server makes, is to be put frankly, a lie. The only staff members I encountered when attempting to get assistance, were only providing copy/pasted responses (Obvious when they only reply the same message with the exact same punctuation over and over again when responding). Never once did they attempt to provide any form of help.
When it came down to it, someone claimed the item had been blacklisted due to lag... Which is entirely false. Anyone who's modded within Pixelmon would know that an item like a hopper is only latency breaking when done in extreme numbers, much like the Ap bushes. Regardless. No help. About 15 hours of play erased. Only laughed at and taunted by the community and staff.
To sum it up: Most staff are horrible in their jobs, caring so little as to simply copy/paste pre-written responses (To be fair a couple I found to be very nice :P). A rather inexperienced and illogical item blacklist. Negative community more prone to harassment and belittling players. A setup designed to force you into making purchases for things as simple as a pokeball.
If you're looking for a new pixelmon server to call home, try somewhere else more friendly, supportive and logical, Because you certainly will not find that here.
June 18th, 2017 03:58 PM EST